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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Desjarlais

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Alt. Meaning

D is for dashing, the romantic you!

E is for elate, you make others happy.

S is for sensible, the practical side.

J is for jewel, the sparkle in your eye.

A is for aptitudes, your special capabilities shine

R is for rational, the way you think.

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

I is for immaculate, keeping it tidy

S is for sweetheart, you really are!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Desjarlais

He has been prominent since 2011. Scott was born on February 21st, 1964 in Des Moines, Iowa.


Bev Desjarlais is a member of parliament. Bev was born on August 19th, 1955 in Regina, Saskatchewan.


Andy de Jarlis was a folk music musician. He plays Violin. Andy was given the name Joseph Patrice Ephreme Desjarlais on September 29th, 1914 in Woodridge, Manitoba, Canada. Andy is also known as Desjarlais and Joseph Patrice Ephreme (birth name). He breathed his last breath on September 18th, 1975.


Robert was born on August 16th, 1907 in Saint-David, Quebec. He left this life on July 17th, 1987.


Bob was born in Qu'Appelle, Saskatchewan.


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Popularity of Desjarlais as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Desjarlais U.S.
  White 72.31% 64.26%
  African American 0.42% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.76% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 20.88% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.70% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.94% 16.26%

Of Last Name Desjarlais

People with the last name Desjarlais are most frequently White or American Indian and Alaska Native

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Fun Facts about the name Desjarlais

  • How Popular is the name Desjarlais? As a last name Desjarlais was the 21,868th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Desjarlais? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Desjarlais was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Desjarlais: Your name in reverse order is Sialrajsed. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ldjsierasa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Desjarlais? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,188 people with the last name Desjarlais.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Desjarlais? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Desjarlais as their last name since less than 1 person in 250k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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